Nur Ein IX Round Three "Watertight"

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Nur Ein IX Round Three "Watertight"

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Round Three has begun!

Title: Watertight
Non Optional Challenge: Guest Family Member
Songs are due on Monday, May 12th @ 12:01 AM EDT
Send your MP3 to nurein.sidefight@gmail.com

4 bands will be eliminated. Judges favorite gets immunity.
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There's not much I can say to clarify this particular challenge, except for this...

I expect that some of you (either by choice or by necessity) will apply a broad interpretation of "Family Member." I have no problem with that.
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We can all agree no mafia right? Just once I'd like to be in a contest without the mafia.
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I have a small, spread-out, non-musical family, and I don't believe in bending the words of the challenge (AHEM, VILLANELLE), so you're all going to have to deal with my fantastic song that follows the letter of the challenge to the T.
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Manhattan Glutton wrote:I have a small, spread-out, non-musical family...
Snap. I am also looking forward to creating another situation MG can bitch about for years to come so expect me to play fast and loose with the challenge again ;)

Does this require a performance from the family member or will a writing credit suffice?
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furrypedro wrote:Does this require a performance from the family member or will a writing credit suffice?
SHUT UP. Why would you try to box me in like that?

Judges, no clarification, please. This guy doesn't follow the rules anyway.
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I'm going to be disappointed if someone doesn't write a song for this title about a frog's anus. But I'll be so happy if you do and have family members make croaking sounds and the sound of slowly squeaking air released from a balloon.
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I've got an idea...but can I get my wife to rap?
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Ha! I get it!
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Manhattan Glutton wrote:This guy doesn't follow the rules anyway.
:D
I'm a courteous and law abiding citizen. Apart from that time I called some guy a c***, but that was a long time ago. I've matured.
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Can it be a member of my musical family? I have a lot of band brothers.
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furrypedro wrote:
Manhattan Glutton wrote:This guy doesn't follow the rules anyway.
:D
I'm a courteous and law abiding citizen. Apart from that time I called some guy a c***, but that was a long time ago. I've matured.
It's already round 3 and you haven't had to post a photo of yourself with a dick drawn on your forehead yet. You are making remarkable progress.
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I see myself by my eight months old daughter with a micro all day long!

When I suggested my wife to sing she laughed at my face.
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Vincent,

http://www.songfight.org/songpage.php?k ... ce_baptism
In the Applesauce Baptism fight , my daughter was 10 months old (the same one that just sang on Your Light No Longer Shines). It's not the best song, but the solo section is a baby blathering solo at about 2:15 (you'll probably want to skip to that part.

plus since you're there, check out the Those Meddling Kids track. One of my all time favorites by the artist now known as Balance Lost.

cheers!
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glennny wrote:Vincent,

http://www.songfight.org/songpage.php?k ... ce_baptism
In the Applesauce Baptism fight , my daughter was 10 months old (the same one that just sang on Your Light No Longer Shines). It's not the best song, but the solo section is a baby blathering solo at about 2:15 (you'll probably want to skip to that part.

plus since you're there, check out the Those Meddling Kids track. One of my all time favorites by the artist now known as Balance Lost.

cheers!
Thanks, mate!

Let's see what I can do.
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Vincent Von F. wrote:
glennny wrote:Vincent,

http://www.songfight.org/songpage.php?k ... ce_baptism
In the Applesauce Baptism fight , my daughter was 10 months old (the same one that just sang on Your Light No Longer Shines). It's not the best song, but the solo section is a baby blathering solo at about 2:15 (you'll probably want to skip to that part.

plus since you're there, check out the Those Meddling Kids track. One of my all time favorites by the artist now known as Balance Lost.

cheers!
Thanks, mate!

Let's see what I can do.
Another example - this was about age 2. They get better when you can get some whole words out of them:
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my little brother is a stellar drummer, so we may try that. But I won't be able to resist involving his daughter somehow, who is not yet a year old ... It would make sense because Austin's Song Fight Live was her very first live show in her life, so why not have her on a recording now? :) NUR EIN!!!!!!!!!
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There's a good chance I'm bowing out this round. :|
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Mic fart?
l <- I added this "l" cos the forum won't let me submit a post with less than 10 characters. To think this is 2014 :roll:
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This might be the best song I've ever made.
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This challenge is definitely challenging. All our family live thousands of miles away and none of them normally record music. Erin's family is mostly at a wedding today too, and have been traveling the last few days to congregate for that. :/ Hopefully we will not have to default.
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Yep. I too have a small family all far away and not familiar with recording. Despite it being Mother's Day, mom is off the list.
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